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Posted on: April 2, 2020

St. Andrews Marina Cleanup Project begins April 6, 2020

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H.G. Harders & Sons, Inc. will mobilize equipment for the St. Andrews Marina Cleanup Project on Friday, April 3, 2020 and begin productive work along the shoreline the following week.

The contractor will start working along the shoreline on Bayview Ave...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Gov. DeSantis issues stay-at-home order for entire state of Florida

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Governor Ron DeSantis has announced a stay-at-home order for the entire state of Florida in an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

The order will go into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020.

The order states that all persons in Florid...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

What you should know about COVID-19

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What You Should Know About COVID-19

Stop the Spread, Call Ahead

Tests are available in Bay County. Persons who believe they have been exposed to COVID-19 should call ahead to their doctor’s office and contact the Florida Department of Health in Ba...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

City Hall lobby closed to public, All services remain available

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Beginning on March 24, 2020, the lobby of City Hall will be closed to the public through at least April 15, 2020.

Services will remain available via telephone, through email and on the City’s website. For additional city contact information, plea...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Panama City suspends publicly-permitted events, sports and arts programming, informational meetings

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The City of Panama City is suspending all publicly-permitted events, facility reservations, sports and arts programming and informational meetings through at least May 1, 2020.

Code Enforcement hearings have been suspended through at least May 1, ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

City Manager to host weekly citizen meetings on Zoom

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City Manager Mark McQueen will host Monday Morning with the Manager and Monday Night with the Manager on Zoom to maintain an open dialogue with citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic. The morning meetings will take place on Monday mornings from 8:30 a.m. t...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Panama City Police Dept. warns of COVID-19 scams

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The Panama City Police Department would like to alert citizens of fraud schemes and scams relating to Coronavirus / COVID-19. For example, websites have been created for the sale of fake Coronavirus / COVID-19 cures and/or vaccines. Additionally, scammers...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Local Restaurants Offering Take-Out and/or Delivery

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In an effort to protect the community from COVID-19, Governor Ron DeSantis has restricted restaurants to take-out and delivery options only. Destination Panama City has created a list of local restaurants offering take-out and/or delivery. The information...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Gov. DeSantis Activates Emergency Bridge Loan Program for Small Businesses

Governor Ron DeSantis has activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19. The bridge loan program, managed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), will provide short-ter...

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Announcements
Posted on: March 17, 2020

PCPD Announces New Interactive Website Featuring Online Reporting

The Panama City Police Department is pleased to announce a new and enhanced website experience is now available at www.panamacitypolice.org. Our goal is to provide the citizens of Panama City better access and foster improved communications through a more...

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Announcements
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Invitations to Respond to 2020 Census to be Delivered Beginning March 12th

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The 2020 Census will provide a snapshot of our nation — who we are, where we live, and so much more.

The 2020 Census will determine congressional representation, inform hundreds of billions in federal funding, and provide data that will impact co...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Accreditation Process for Panama City Police Department Postponed

Update: In an abundance of caution due to COVID-19, the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation has determined at this time it is not in their best interest to conduct the Panama City Police Department’s assessment in April. Therefo...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Panama City Leaders Join Florida TaxWatch to Reiterate Importance of Participation in 2020 Census

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At a press conference on February 19, 20202, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) along with leaders from Panama City and Bay County highlighted the need for community participation in the 2020 Census. As the third largest and fourth fastest growing state in the countr...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Disaster Case Management available for Hurricane Michael survivors

Help is available for Hurricane Michael survivors through the Disaster Case Management (DCM) program.

DCM case managers work closely with disaster survivors to identify their recovery needs, develop a goal-oriented recovery plan and match them with resourc...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Help Us Honor Our Hometown Heroes, Nominate Your Military Hero Here

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The City of Panama City is proud to announce its new Hometown Heroes program to honor those who are serving or have served our country in the United States Armed Forces with streetlight banners.

The streetlight banners will include the veteran’s ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Weekly Forum Expanded to Include an Evening Meeting

Panama City City Manager Mark McQueen is expanding his weekly "Monday Morning with the Manager" style meetings to include a monthly forum in the evening. Beginning in 2020, Mr. McQueen will hold "Monday Night with the Manager" on the f...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Panama City Police Department Announces New tip411 Public Safety Alert System

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The Panama City Police Department is launching the tip411 alert system from Citizen Observer, a new interactive way to keep the community connected and informed through email, text message, and online public safety alerts. tip411 also allows the public to...

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